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  • The Weather Operations metamorphosis

    The 557th Weather Wing emerged from its cocoon on March 27, 2015, marking the beginning of a new era for Weather Warriors who would transition the Air Force Weather Agency from a Field Operating Agency to a first-of-its-kind operational weather wing.This process would take more than new letterhead,

  • Tornado event leads to 15th OWS Airmen recognition

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Lawler and Airman Sophia Boone from the 15th Operational Weather Squadron were recently recognized for their support during the devastating tornado event that happened in Kentucky in December 2021.Maj. Ricardo Cisneros, 18th Combat Weather Squadron Det. 4 commander, took time to

  • Weather Wing provides solution to Guardians

    Airmen from the 2d Combat Weather Systems Squadron traveled to Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, Jan. 17 – 21 to install a Portable Doppler Radar or PDR weather system to assist Guardians with space launch operations.The PDR was installed to prevent a gap in environmental data coverage

  • ADAB Weather Forecasters Predict the Unpredictable

    Senior Airmen Ian Tait and Dagan Wise-Herring are part of a six-person crew that provides round-the-clock weather forecasting at Al Dhafra, giving go/no-go recommendations to flight crews, looking for thunderstorms across the 21-nation U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility and provide a

  • 557th Weather Wing flexes its global capabilities

    Since 2018 the 557th Weather Wing has provided Meteorological and Oceanographic support to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in support of the NATO Resolute Support Mission.RSM was a NATO-led, non-combat mission established at the request of the Afghan government in accordance with

  • Mission Defense Team working to achieve IOC

    In 2009, Franklin D. Kramer, former assistant secretary of defense, wrote in the Cyberpower and National Security publication that the United States must create an effective national and international strategic framework for the development and use of cyber as part of an overall national security

  • Keesler introduces space weather training in support of Space Force

    As the Air Force continues to maximize America's air, space and land power, Keesler initiated the new Space Weather Support Course to apply knowledge of the natural environment on space systems.The graduates of the course will take weather forecast beyond the atmosphere by understanding the weather

  • 25th OWS Bobcats arm joint flying missions with weather intel

    Two Airmen from the 25th Operational Weather Squadron were recently recognized for the work they performed while being deployed with the 409th Air Expeditionary Group at Nigerien Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger.“Both Seniors Airman Angel Maldonado and Rachel Zills have done exceptional work while here

  • Weather Warriors: 26th OWS drives U.S. hurricane forecasts

    As hurricane season rolls around and the impending onslaught of wind and rain once again becomes part of life in the coastal regions of the United States, one unit located in the hotbed of the Gulf leads the charge in all hurricane meteorological production.Responsible for providing meteorological